King of Prussia, Pennsylvania - Facts & Figures
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania is in Montgomery County, a rapidly growing suburb of Philadelphia. The town took its name from the King of Prussia Inn, a popular stop for colonials traveling to and from Philadelphia in the 1700s. The construction of the King of Prussia Mall, the biggest shopping mall in the country in terms of space and size, and many restaurants, freeways and homes has boosted the economy of the city. It is considered a prime example of an "edge city," meaning that the most growth and wealth in a metropolitan area is occurring around its edges rather than at the center.
- Population: 19,936
- Industries: Management, Business, and Financial Operations; Professional and Related Occupations; Service; Sales and Office; Farming, Fishing, and Forestry; Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance; Production, Transportation, and Material Moving
- Area Codes: 610, 484
- ZIP Codes: 19406, 19487
- Surrounding Cities: Philadelphia, PA; Bridgeport borough, PA; West Norriton, PA; Norristown borough, PA; Audubon, PA; West Conshohocken borough, PA; Trooper, PA; Conshohocken borough, PA; Radnor Township, PA